FRANKFORT AND SEARSPORT - Sheldon M. Oakes, 79, died peacefully surrounded by his wife and son at Waldo County General Hospital on Thursday July 16, 2015. He was born in Gardiner on September 21, 1935 the son of Maurice and Ruth (Stewart) Oakes.
Sheldon was employed by and retired from Shell Oil Company.
He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Sondra (Mullen) Oakes, one son David Oakes and his partner Harold Levesque of Frankfort. He was predeceased by his parents.
In keeping with Sheldon's request there will be no formal funeral service, however if you would like to extend your sympathies to the family there will be an open house from 1-5p.m. on Saturday July 25, 2015 at his son's, David and Harold's home at 335 Hamm Road Frankfort 04438. Donations in Sheldon's memory may be made to the Waldo County General Hospital, Oncology Department, 118 Northport Ave. Belfast, ME 04915 or the Frankfort Congregational Church 1 Main Street Frankfort, ME 04438.
Arrangements under the direction of Young Funeral Home and Cremation Service Searsport. www.mitchelltweedie-young.com